Opportunities may be available for student research, including:
- Ph.D. in Audiology/Hearing Science
- Au.D. Capstone projects
- Senior theses (for undergraduates planning to attend graduate school for Audiology)
Please contact Lab Director Dr. Roup for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Current Student Research Projects
Emma Woolf (AuD/PhD Student): Audio-visual speech-in-noise recognition with visual distractor.
Kelsey Butz (undergraduate): The relationship between extended high-frequency hearing, speech-in-noise perception, and auditory working memory: a normative study
Jennifer Hoffman (undergraduate): Binaural processing deficits in adults with a history of mild traumatic brain injury
Past Student Research Projects
Kelsey Egelhoff, Ph.D. Dissertation. (2011). Auditory processing abilities of children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Ursula Findlen, Ph.D. Dissertation. (2009). Dichotic speech detection, identification and recognition by children, young adults and older adults.
AuD Research Capstones
Eliana Dobres (2022). Self-Reported Hearing Difficulties, Driving Safety, and Auditory Abilities
Donna Green (2020). Effect of reverberation on localization of talkers in a multi-sensory environment by normal hearing listeners.
Julie Powell (2018). Auditory processing deficits in adults with traumatic brain injury.
Kelsi Wittum (2016). Normative data for the OSU Speech Perception in Noise test at multiple signal-to-noise ratios.
Spenser Miller (2016). Normative data for the OSU Speech Perception in Noise Test.
Emily Post (2016). Hearing aid trial for listeners with auditory processing difficulties.
Amy Stewart. (2016). Binaural (C)APD Test Battery for Adults and TBI Patients.
Donna Moore. (2015). The use of mild-gain hearing aids for listeners with auditory processing difficulties.
Traci Hammond. (2013). Binaural word recognition in middle-age adults.
Brianna Stahr. (2011). Relationship between wave V of the ABR and the post-CI eSRT in young children.
Katie Lamoreau. (2011). Effect of filtering on dichotic word recognition in listeners with auditory processing complaints.
Jennifer Schumacher. (2011). Speech understanding and amplification in quiet and noisy environments.
Abby Dirmeyer. (2010). Hearing aid billing practices of Ohio audiologists.
Christie Wenning. (2009). Evaluation of speech processing for telephone use by elderly listeners with hearing loss.
Cassie Wilhelm. (2012). The effects of the Listening and Communication Enhancement program on communicative function in adult cochlear implant recipients: a pilot study.
Senior Honors Thesis
Anna Javins (2017). The effects of hearing impairment on cognitive workload, situational awareness, and driving behavior.
Donna Green. (2016). Effects of speech recognition testing on self-reported state anxiety.
Jessica Lewis. (2016). Hearing aid trial for listeners with auditory processing difficulties.
Julie Poyar. (2015). Effect of filtering on dichotic word recognition in listeners with auditory processing complaints.
Emily Brown (2013). Effects of speech recognition testing on self-reported state anxiety.
Madelyn Stevens. (2011). Stimulus effects on dichotic speech recognition. 1st place winner at the Denman Research Forum.
Erin Reynolds. (2010). Dichotic word recognition and the Neighborhood Activation Model of speech perception.
Anna Fry. (2010). Binaural speech recognition in noise and the effect of context.
Traci Hammond. (2010). Binaural word recognition performance for young and older adults. 3rd place winner at the Denman Research Forum and winner of the Janet M. Weisenberger Undergraduate Honor’s Writing Award.
Makenzie Kline. (2009). Dichotic word recognition of young adults in adverse listening conditions.
Jessica Fressen. (2009). Evaluation of the telephone speech enhancement algorithm in older adults using individual audiograms.
Jennifer Bournique. (2009). Dichotic word recognition for young adults with normal hearing. 3rd place winner at the Denman Undergraduate Research Forum.
Mallory Monjot. (2008). Dichotic word recognition in young adults with simulated hearing loss.
Kate Bowman. (2008). Binaural vs. monaural listening in young adults in competing environments.
Elizabeth Moller. (2007). Dichotic word recognition of young adults in noise.